When it comes to Buffalo’s nightlife, variety is the name of the game. From quaint pubs and cozy coffeehouses to stylish dance clubs and eclectic live-music joints, you’re sure to find a scene that suits your style.

Nightlife on Chippewa Street.

Much of Buffalo’s nightlife is centered in several distinct districts.

The cluster of eateries in University Heights, adjacent to UB’s South Campus, is another popular destination.

In North Buffalo, Hertel Avenue features plenty of local shops and restaurants, plus an art house cinema that draws a faithful crowd.

Allentown and the Elmwood Village are artsy neighborhoods brimming with hip meeting places and eclectic restaurants.

The Chippewa Strip in the heart of the city is a hub of bars, clubs, restaurants and coffee shops.

While downtown Buffalo (including Canalside) and Larkinville are steadily growing and evolving, with lots of food, live music, and other entertainment options.